Unknown Artist ‎– Heartbeat Of Africa - Series 2: African Folk Music

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Sapra Studio ‎– none
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Vinyl, 7"
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Tracklist

A1 Ng'Etha
A2 Song (Hummed)
A3 Song (After Harvesting)
A4 Conch-Shell Horn
B1 Nyatiti Song
B2 Cattle Song
B3 News
B4 Cattle Song

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Notes

catalog number stamped in outrun single:
45-HSSCH-17-IT side-1 and
45-HSSCH-18-IT side-2

Published by Sapra Studio, Nairobi, Kenya.
Track A1; Akamba, of Kenya, sing and stomp out the strong rhythm of a traditional dance.
Track A2; Abaluyia Group, with one-stringed fiddle, and a song hummed at night.
Track A3; Kikuyu people, a song in praise of their leaders, sung by the woman after harvesting.
Track A4; Conch-shell horn played in this strange style can be heard at the Kenya coast.
Track B1; Luo Troubadour, sings to his 'Nyatiti' harp accompaniment.
Track B2; Masai youths, sing as they tend their cattle.
Track B3; Kuria elder, tells the district news over his single-stringed instrument.
Track B4; Tiriki musicians from western Kenya, sing wryly of their cattle in a sophisticated African rhythm.

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